EXCLUSIVE: Syrian Army, Hezbollah Win Back over 150 Square Kilometers of Land in Aleppo
The army and the resistance forces have won back Qala’at Al-Najam village, Hadadin village, Al-Shahid hilltops, Zeytouna Farms, Al-Kabdar Garrison, Mleiha Village, Abtayn Village, Al-Vazihi village, Kodar village, Al-Sabeqiya village, Shaqidla town, Tanks Battalion, Tal al-Naa’am, Al-Naa’am town, Al-Nasseriya town, Heijeneh, Howeija town, Boqja town, al-Barijieh, Kafr Tuna and al-Harra.
The army and resistance forces are now engaged in heavy clashes with the militants to take control of the Khanasser-Ithriyah road which links Hama province to the Northern parts of the country, specially the city of Aleppo.
Informed military sources said that the Syrian army has conducted five helibrone operations in the surrounding areas of the town of Ithriyah.
The Syrian Army announced on Sunday that its forces have killed over 130 militants alongside Khanasser- Ithriyah road.
The sources said that the terrorists were killed in the Army’s cleansing operation of the Khanasser-Ithriyah road.
A field source said that most of the casualties of the ISIL were in Ithriyah area and over 40 dead bodies of the ISIL were seen in Aqrabiyat, East of Hama.
The source further added that over 30 members of al-Nusra Front were killed in clashes with the Syrian army in Ithriyah.
The sources said that the Syrian Army’s 4th Mechanized Division, in coordination with Hezbollah, Harakat Al-Nujaba from Iraq, the National Defense Forces (NDF) of Aleppo city, and Kataebat Al-Ba’ath (Al-Ba’ath Battalions), have advanced deep into the heart of the Aleppo Southern countryside after spending over two weeks combatting the militants from the Free Syrian Army, Harakat Nour Al-Deen Al-Zinki, Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham, and Liwaa Suqour Al-Sham.